Subaru Legacy

since 1990-1998 release

Repair and operation of the car

Subaru of Legasi
+ 1.1. Identification numbers
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Systems of start, ignition
+ 8. Transmissions
- 9. Coupling, shaft
   9.1. Technical characteristics
   + 9.2. Coupling
   + 9.3. Driveshaft
   - 9.4. Power shafts
      9.4.1. Forward power shaft
      9.4.2. Back power shaft (models 4WD)
      - 9.4.3. Replacement of protective covers of hinges of equal angular speeds The hinge with balls and a separator The Trekhplechy hinge with rollers
      9.4.4. External hinge of a power shaft
      9.4.5. Replacement of sealing rings of back differential
      9.4.6. Reverse main gear
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment

3a942d17 The Trekhplechy hinge with rollers


Forward power shaft with the trekhplechy hinge with rollers on models since 1994

1 – sealing ring
2 – ring
3 – spring pin
4 – case of the internal hinge
5 – lock ring
6 – spherical hinge
7 – rollers
8 – the fixing ring
9 – collars
10 – protective cover of the internal
11 – protective cover of the external hinge
12 – external hinge
13 – ring


1. Remove a power shaft.
2. Fix a power shaft in a vice with soft sponges.
3. Remove collars of fastening of a protective cover of a power shaft.
4. Take the fixing ring.
5. Remove the case of the internal hinge of a power shaft.
6. Remove greasing from details of the hinge of equal angular speeds and, using paint or chalk, apply combination tags on the case of the hinge and the trekhplechy hinge.
7. Remove a lock ring from the end of a power shaft and note the mutual provision of a power shaft and the trekhplechy hinge.
8. Fix hinge rollers an adhesive tape, then remove the trekhplechy hinge from a power shaft.
9. Remove a protective cover of a power shaft.


1. Carefully wash out solvent all details of the hinge until old greasing of the hinge is not completely removed.
2. Check all details of the hinge for lack of cracks, dredging, zadir, dot corrosion and abnormal wear.


1. Roll up an adhesive tape of a vent of a power shaft and pull a new protective cover over a power shaft.
2. Remove an adhesive tape.
3. Install the trekhplechy hinge on a power shaft, thus earlier put tags on the hinge and to a shaft have to be combined.
4. Establish a lock ring.
5. Apply a layer of greasing on bearings of rollers and establish rollers on an axis of the trekhplechy hinge.
6. Enclose a half of the demanded amount of greasing in the case of the internal hinge and install the hinge case on the trekhplechy hinge.
7. At installation of the case of the hinge check that the adjusting tags put at removal of the case coincided.
8. Establish a protective cover and fix it collars.
9. Establish a power shaft.